efficiency

Study Shows Bright Green Future for Smart Appliances

A new report from research and consulting firm Zpryme describes the growing field of smart appliances as a tremendous market opportunity. It estimates…
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Ohio Utility Ships Customers Energy-Efficient Bulbs, Plus a Huge Bill

Call it greening run amok. Or, more likely, poor planning combined with petty penny pinching by a large corporation. FirstEnergy, an Ohio utility,…
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Taking Cues from Birds to Green the Airline Industry

Stanford University research group takes biomimicry to whole new heights At this summer’s Airbus “Fly Your Ideas” competition, an international call for sustainability…

Renewable Energy Can’t Be an Afterthought in the Quest to Meet Climate Goals

A new report from the Electric Power Research Institute noted that in order to meet climate goals, the U.S. power industry must implement…

Sustainability as an Imperative in Public Policy

Complaining about government waste is almost a cliche. From the excessive use of Police ATVs patrolling our completely safe beaches, to the general…

Dell first to offer 80 PLUS Gold power supply, the highest in energy efficiency

Dell wants to be the “greenest” tech company out there. With commitment to industry standards like EPEAT and ENERGY STAR in addition to…

How to reduce waste at shopping malls

Walking through some trendy shopping district, with seasonal banners/flags above, do you ever wonder where they go after they’ve been switched out? In…

The Efficiency Conundrum

It’s a bit like the dieter who buys a box of low-fat cookies and ends up eating the entire box in one sitting.…